Jubilee Hall, Reading, RG10 9QYOther, Land, Other Property Types & Opportunities, Commercial Land , 16988.4 Sq Ft
The property comprises a single storey former church hall in a prominent position within the sought after village of Charvil
The property occupies a prominent position to the west side of Park View Drive North, in a residential location within the popular and sought after Berkshire village of Charvil. The major regional town of Reading with its multiple facilities including the Oracle Shopping Complex lies approximately 5.5 miles to the south-west. Twyford railway station lies approximately 1.5 miles to the south east providing direct rail services to London Paddington and Reading. From December 2019 the £14.8bn Crossrail service (Elizabeth line) will depart from Twyford railway station twice an hour (four an hour at peak times), providing direct services through the city of London to Shenfield, with Bond Street accessible in under one hour. Crossrail will deliver cutting edge, high capacity trains which will help reduce overcrowding at peak times and provide a cleaner, more environmentally friendly rail service into central London. Junction 10 of the M4 motorway and the A329(M) both lie approximately 4 miles to the south. The immediate vicinity provides a mix of two storey detached, semi-detached and terraced houses.
A copy of an Ordnance Survey Extract Plan attached within the particulars of sale shows the approximate boundaries of the property edged in red.
The property comprises an almost rectangular shaped site containing a single storey former church hall (Use Class D1 (Non-residential institutions)) building with part brick/part rendered elevations under a pitched concrete tiled roof. The remainder of the property is largely open and includes a concrete driveway, a storage shed, an enclosed play area, grassed areas containing some mature trees and car parking.
There is a utility pole located towards the eastern boundary of the property.
Internally the property provides for an open plan hall with a vaulted ceiling, together with a modern kitchen, a number of stores, offices and WC’s. The specification of the hall includes gas fired central heating, painted and plastered walls, carpeted, linoleum and wooden tiled flooring and UPVC windows with a stained glass window at the front of the hall.
The property is bordered by Park View Drive North at its eastern boundary and a mix of detached and semi-detached two storey houses at its northern, southern and western boundaries.
The site is largely contained by close board fencing apart from at its eastern boundary which is open and lined with a number of wooden bollards.
Vehicular and pedestrian access to the property is from Park View Drive North.
The total site area is approximately 0.16 hectares (0.39 acres).
The current building has a Gross Internal Area of approximately 208.81 sq. m (2,248 sq. ft.).Tenure
The property’s freehold interest is held under Registered Title No. BK2056. The property will be sold with full vacant possession given on completion (subject to any rights of access in relation to the utility pole).
The property is subject to a Charge stating that any use of the land must not compete with the Wee Waif Road House (Public House located approximately 0.5 miles to the south west).VAT
We understand that the property is not elected for VAT.Planning
The lawful planning use of the existing building falls within Use Class D1 (Non-residential Institutions) of the Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1987.
The site has no recent planning history, however having regard to local and national planning policy, we believe that it could hold potential for some form of redevelopment subject to obtaining planning permission.
Any planning related queries should be directed to the Local Planning Authority: Wokingham Borough Council.Services
We are advised that mains electricity, gas, water and drainage services are connected to the property. However, prospective purchasers are advised to make their own independent enquiries of the individual authorities to verify the capacity and availability of such services.Disposal
The site is offered for sale by way of informal, non-binding tender with the vendor reserving the right not to accept the highest or any offer and also reserving the right to withdraw the site from sale or to vary the method of sale at any time without notice. In the event that a number of competitive offers are received, the vendor reserves the right to request 'best and final' offers from selected parties.
Please refer to the particulars of sale for further information of the Method of Disposal.
Written offers for the property are invited by 12 Noon Wednesday 2nd May 2018.Technical Information Pack
A copy of the Technical Information Pack can be downloaded from the Data Room. Login details are available upon request.Viewing And All Other Enquiries
All enquiries should be directed to the vendor’s sole agent: Haslams Surveyors LLP.
Viewings of the property will be strictly by appointment only.
Block Viewings of the property will take place on the following days (No appointment necessary during these times):
Tuesday 27th March 2018 at 10.00am
Tuesday 3rd April 2018 at 10.00am
Tuesday 10th April 2018 at 10.00am
Tuesday 17th April 2018 at 10.00am
Tuesday 24th April 2018 at 10.00am
Tuesday 1st May 2018 at 10.00am
Access onto the site for car parking during viewings will be available via its entrance from Park View Drive North.
Please note that parties must not enter the property outside the block viewing times without our prior authority and any inspection of the site is at the prospective purchaser’s risk.